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Astomoi Psychic 1

This humanoid appears to be made of darkness, and has no discernible ears, eyes, mouth, or nose.

Astomoi CR 1/2

XP 200
Astomoi psychic 1
N Medium humanoid (astomoi)
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., scent, telepathic senses; Perception +7

DEFENSE

AC 14, touch 14, flat-footed 13 (+1 Dex, +3 Wis)
hp 7 (1d6+1)
Fort +0, Ref +1, Will +5; –2 vs. disease and inhaled poison
Immune ingested poisons
Weaknesses sensitive breath

OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft.
Melee dagger –1 (1d4–1/19–20)
Special Attacks phrenic amplification (conjured armor), phrenic pool (3 points), physical push (+3, 3/day)
Psychic Spells Known (CL 1st; concentration +4)

1st (4/day)expeditious retreat, mind thrust I (DC 14), summon monster I
0 (at will)daze (DC 13), flare (DC 13), grave words, telekinetic projectile

Psychic Discipline self-perfection

STATISTICS

Str 8, Dex 13, Con 10, Int 17, Wis 16, Cha 10
Base Atk +0; CMB –1; CMD 13
Feats Combat Casting
Skills Diplomacy +4, Knowledge (arcana) +7, Knowledge (planes) +7, Perception +7, Spellcraft +7
Languages Celestial, Common, Sylvan (can’t speak any language); telepathy 100 ft.
SQ mouthless

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Mouthless (Ex)

Astomoi don’t need to eat or drink to survive. Instead, they absorb the essence of food and drink; this consumes the nutrients of the meal as though it had been eaten, rendering the food useless to others. Astomoi consume potions and other ingested materials in the same fashion. Since they never actually ingest anything, they can’t normally be exposed to ingested poisons.

Sensitive Breath (Ex)

Astomoi take a –2 penalty on saving throws against disease and inhaled poisons.

Telepathic Senses (Ex)

Astomoi can’t speak or see, but can mentally sense the area within 60 feet, as per darkvision, and can speak telepathically. An astomoi can’t see anything beyond 60 feet. An astomoi must provide thought components for spells that normally require verbal components. It can use language-dependent abilities with its telepathy, but not abilities that depend on audible components.

ECOLOGY

Environment any land
Organization solitary, pair, or convent (6–20)
Treasure NPC gear (dagger, other treasure)

These mysterious humanoids require no food—indeed, they have no mouths—and they have no eyes with which to survey their environment. Instead, they rely on their powerful minds to sense the world around them, and subsist on nutrients absorbed from the air. This can turn against them, however, as powerful smells and inhaled poisons can render an astomoi helpless. Predisposed to asceticism, astomoi rarely wear more than rags, if they wear anything at all.

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